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    Washer

    I want to replace the tap head washer on an outside tap. What size fibre washer is required as a 3/4 inch is too small.
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    Security Camera

    Thanks but in the end gave up. Took a trip to Maplins to buy a new one.
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    Security Camera

    I have an entry camera, the type that can be bought at any electronics or DIY store. It connects to a TV scart socket. No problem with that. But die to digital switchover, thought I would use an additional switched scart socket I have and know works on another set with DVD etc. I have plugged...
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    Wall-mounting 8x4 mirrors for fitness studio

    Battens screwed to wall, plasterboard, seal plasterbord, mirror adhesive and morrors, with some mirror fixing screws into batten just in case. Acrylic mirror compared to glass. No thank you, you never get a true reflection. Get the glass mirror toughened. It will take a fair old bump.
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    Painting aluminium double glazed doors?

    There are firms that will dowder coat for you with the doors in situ.
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    Wall-mounting 8x4 mirrors for fitness studio

    I had a wall about 15m long and 2.4 high covered entirely. For appearance sake I had the mirros cut so they were 2.4x600 and they are fixed to the plaster wall with the mirror fix adhesive. The glaziers fitted for me an all is fine. I wanted a copule or large mirrors 1.2x1.2 fitted, so ordered...
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    shiny seams

    Also, when pasting, a small amount of paste, never matter how small, does get onto the surface of the covering when pasting near the edges, which when wiped, even with a damp clot/sponge, gets diluted and spreads. What we have suggested are preventions. The cure, there does not seem to be one.
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    shiny seams

    Where the seams were wiped, it is the diluted paste has sealed the paper. It does look awful and is annoying.
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    Chrome Finish Angle

    Still searching, if anyone can help :?:
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    Chrome Finish Angle

    A couple of lengths of 2.4 would suffice. B&Q do not do chromed.
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    Chrome Finish Angle

    Anyone know where you can buy chrome finish angle about 25x25mm either plastic or metal base such as the angle for suspended ceilings. Only 4 or 5 metre required, so not economical to have to buy a full pack of ceiling angle.
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    Battery

    Just an update in case anyone else has been looking for the same battery. It is made up of 2 SubC type batteries with tags. So, bought replacements, taped them together and all is well. Batteries £10 replace the gadget £80. Not a bad saving.
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    Battery

    Thanks. Did a search on that site but cant find. Do you have a link to the page?
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    Battery

    I have a gadget that I want to get a replacement rechargeable battery for. The battery code is 2N1400SC-2.4V and is two batteries, one on top of the other, with contact lugs. Anyone help please?
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    MDF or Not?

    Minimalist effect wanted and the board would be an irregular shape.
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    MDF or Not?

    Hi people. I want to make a feature backing for a mirror and want a spray paint finish. Will MDF be OK and what is best to seal it with before painting? I intend spraying with Plasti-Kote. Is there something that would be better than MDF, as I am afraid the rounded edges I intend having may...
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    Waste Fittings

    Did, to 2 of them. Starry eyed!!!!!! Solved myself by speaking with technical. Throw away the fittings in UK. They are not compatible with UK fittings.
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    Waste Fittings

    I recently bought a Roca wash basin which came with a waste trap but when trying to connect to standard 32mm compresion fittings, the 32mm pipe is too big by a mm or so and the compression fitting thread is also wrong size. Anyone know what fittings should be used? The same has been...
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    Self Adhesive Vinyls

    Anyone suggest where I can get good quality, woodgrain self adhesive vinyl. I want to place over a damaged shelf of a lounge cabinte which has a woodgrain laminate effect.
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    Brass & Copper Cleaning

    I have inherited a couple of brass and copper plaques, which through age and lack of cleaning are blackened. Any suggestions on the easiest way to clean and restore, other than elbow grease. Any chemical to do it?
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